TORONTO, June 25, 2013 /CNW/ - Toronto Police cricket team won the CIMA
Mayor's Trophy for 2013 in an exciting match today with the CIBC
cricket team. The employee cricket team from Rogers Communications won
the CIMA Media Trophy and KPMG won the CIMA Accountants' Trophy.
Among the many enthusiastic spectators at the event, held in Sunnybrook
Park, were Mayor Rob Ford, Malcolm Furber President of Chartered
Institute of Management Accountants (CIMA), Raza Hasan, Senior Vice
President of CIBC, Mahes Wickramasinghe, Senior Vice President Rogers
and News Talk 1010 host John Tory. The event is held in partnership
with CIMA. CIBC, Rogers, Newstalk 1010, ONESTOP Network , Tom's Place
and several other community partners joined CIMA in supporting this
"The 9th annual CIMA Mayor's Trophy has drawn prominent Torontonians to the
cricket field, showcasing the importance of cricket in connecting
diverse communities," said Mayor Rob Ford. "The sport of cricket is
gaining new players and great popularity every year in Toronto."
"Since its launch in 2005, CIMA Mayor's Trophy has helped bring a
diverse group of community partners together. The success of this event
has helped CIMA assist aspiring young cricketers to fulfill their
dreams," said Michael Lam, Deputy Chair CIMA Canada.
The Mayor's Trophy, with the help of a myriad of sponsors and community
partners, helps to bring cricket to the broader Toronto community.
"CIBC is proud to support an inclusive event that is engaging children
in our community in a healthy activity and fostering the growth of
cricket in one of the world's most multicultural cities," said Raza
Hasan, Senior Vice President CIBC.
Another CIMA initiative, the third annual CIMA Mayor's School Cricket
Tournament for the CIBC Trophy, was played in May of this year.
The Chartered Institute of Management Accountants, founded in 1919, is the world's leading and largest professional body of Management
Accountants, with over 203,000 members and students operating in 173
countries, working at the heart of business. CIMA members and students
work in industry, commerce, the public sector and not-for-profit
organizations. CIMA has formed a joint venture with the American
Institute of CPAs (AICPA) to establish the Chartered Global Management
Accountant (CGMA) designation. CGMA is the global quality standard that
further elevates the profession of management accounting. For more
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CIBC is a leading North American financial institution, with nearly 11
million personal banking and business clients. CIBC is committed to
supporting causes that matter to our clients, our employees and our
communities. We aim to make a difference in communities through
corporate donations, sponsorships and the volunteer spirit of
employees. In 2012, CIBC contributed more than $38 million to
charitable and non-profit initiatives in Canada to support national,
regional and local organizations. You can find other news releases and
information about CIBC in our Press Centre on our corporate website at www.cibc.com.
Toronto is Canada's largest city and sixth largest government, and home
to a diverse population of about 2.8 million people. Toronto's
government is dedicated to delivering customer service excellence,
creating a transparent and accountable government, reducing the size
and cost of government and building a transportation city. For
information on non-emergency City services and programs, Toronto
residents, businesses and visitors can dial 311, 24 hours a day, 7 days
SOURCE: Chartered Institute of Management Accountants
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